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at the shard, london's highest building. ben fogle joins us there. >> reporter: it's just been joined by this a newer, taller, glassier version, new tower of london, the shard. it's ever changing canvas. you blink and a new building appears. a lot of people look at this and go it's not finished. >> it does tend to look a little unfinished. none the worse for that, it's marvelously visible from all over london. >> reporter: it looks pretty striking from this distance. should we have a look at it from the closer up? >> can't wait. >> reporter: let's go. shall we go up? >> sounds like a good idea. let's go. >> reporter: we're heading to the viewing platform 800 feet above london. >> thank you very much. that's fantastic. >> reporter: what i find amazing, i have lived in london all my life. i've never seen it from this perspective. we've got a 365 view. >> i know. >> famous gerkin i recognize. >> remarkable view of the tower of london, isn't it? >> reporter: in the distance i can see the olympic sites. we have this brand new building, state-of-the art and we've got some of the oldist buil
the london games and inspiration to all. he was been charged with murder. >> they found 30-year-old model reeva steenkemp suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and oscar pistorius was taken into custody. >> we have a reporter in pretoria. good morning to you. what can you tell us? >> hello. rohit, can you hear me? apparently he is having trouble hearing us. he was taken into custody and in court and taken for medical examination. according to the police in pretoria, we learned there had perhaps other incidents of violence at that home and called for domestic violence. i want to bring in our nbc sports analyst. first of all, your initial reaction to this? >> utter and absolute shock. anybody who's ever met oscar pistorius just simply cannot wrap their heads around what this could possibly be. >> this sounds very dramatic, a charge of murder. it is possible this could have been an accidental shooting. what do you know about the relationship between these two? >> i don't know much about the relationship. one of the reports we're getting out of south africa now is they have gone to his house
. where is this? >> everywhere. doesn't matter. >> uh-huh. london, berlin, rome, and my personal favorite, moscow. >> we're glad everyone's joining this celebration. you know, this has not been easy. not just for us, but those who work with us. >> really? i thought we were delightful personally through the whole thing. >> they haven't been happy. >> who cares? let's listen. >> i think kathie lee and hoda handled the pressure of not drinking on air for a month remarkably. i think they just upped their off-air drinking by probably 30%. >> i don't know how it went on air, but can i tell you the make-up room was hell, complete and utter hell. i've never seen crankier, moodier women in my entire life. >> what helped them was the fact that they actually continued to drink, behind the set and during commercials. so i think the fact that they didn't stay sober during their month of sobriety really eased the tension around here. >> so really what's changed? so they get on the cover. now -- okay. so now they are complete, perfect human beings. and now that their month is up, they can go back to pil
♪ ♪ open up your plans and then london. here to check in on some of her most talked about makeovers. her topics for spring trend. the animal look is in. plus, he tips for a couple of lucky guests. we have so much to talk about. we're doing it all in style with special get vyette nicole brown. >> once you see that on tv, you will never do that again. [ applause ] jeff: hello, hello! roll it! all right. a little about me. i'm recently married. i work with my wife on this show. and i'm learning how to be a dad to two amazing kids in a blended family. i'm hosting a talk show 'cause there's a lot to talk about. this is the adventure. welcome to the show! have a seat. thank you for the nice welcome. on the show today, tlc's hit show "what not to wear" stacy london is here. [ applause ] i am not -- i don't like fashion shows. when we started this show, i told amy, i don't want to do those runway things where people go, the latest trend. but something about tracy's show, i feel better when i watch it because i always feel -- i would never wear that. so now i'm doing a fashion show. i don't know
. >> good morning. welcome back. >> thank you. >> good morning, savannah. >>> john kerry is in london this morning as he kicks off his first official overseas trip as secretary of state. andrea mitchell is traveling with him. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. secretary clinton could not resolve syria and secretary kerry is facing his debut on the world stage, trying to deal with the same problem. he met today with the prime minister at downing street, david cameron, as the allies are trying to scramble, trying to salvage a key meeting with syrian opposition leaders scheduled later this week in rome. syrian rebels do not want to go to the meeting because they are frustrated that the u.s. and europe have refused to provide arms and other aid and create a no-fly zone. secretary clinton had proposed that along with defense secretary leon panetta last year, at least proposed arming and training some rebel groups but the president rejected that plan last year. tomorrow, of course, the biggest problem, the biggest obstacle that the new secretary of state, john kerry, will fac
he it comes to the catwalk. the models at london's mainstream fashion week were predictably thin. >> the fact that there isn't variation, that's a problem. and that is definitely a bad message to be sending out. >> reporter: jada is a plus-sized model, dress size 14. she founded a london fashion week event where all the models were plus size. similar events have taken place in new york for several years. sitting in the front row, a woman from oregon on a mission. >> plus-size women are constantly told all the time that they're not allowed to wear fashion, they're not allowed to feel beautiful. these events say you can. >> reporter: what are you hoping to achieve with this event? >> we are trying to educate people that plus size, curvy women can look great on the catwalk. and hopefully slowly but surely these will win the hearts of the plus-sized community. >> reporter: this model says no question attitudes are changing. >> i think it's very important. i think it's really that plus-size people themselves are making the change. i think it's very empowering to women in general. >> r
and clearly many of the models here at london fashion week as well, beware. it's now official. you'll be out of work, at least in israel, if you're too thin. every photo shoot is a personal victory for israeli model margo stelman. her sister, also a model, died from anorexia, the eating disorder. but stelman, 21, is working at the highest level and not starving herself. >> i thought it a very sad, sad thing to it. and now we're bringing the healthy models back. >> reporter: in fact, super thin models are now illegal here. israeli law bans them from working if their body mass index or bmi, combination of height and weight, is less than 18.5. that is, less than 118 pounds if you're 5'7". it also prohibits advertisers from publishing digitally manipulated images without a clear, written warning that the pictures you are seeing are photo shopped. >> they look at the tv and want to be skinny without any reason just because they saw beautiful and skinny girls. that, we can change. >> reporter: an iconic fashion photographer until one of his models died in his arms from anorexia. shocked, he put do
of these concerns a year ago. keir simmons is in london with more. good morning. >> hey, david. good morning. this story is about a very simple question. do you know what you're putting on your plate or even your children's plate? today, we learned some schools have withdrawn it from their menu as hor meat widened. >> reporter: horse meat has been turning up in food across europe. lasagna, and being tested for dna. i would be very surprised if we don't find more instances of gross contamination. >> reporter: the scandal has many wondering what they're eating many turning to traditional butchers. this couple from new york now live in the uk. they say people are shocked. >> they buy dinner and turns out it's horse. >> reporter: one fear horses in the food chain injected with a painkiller called bute unfit for human consumption. >> to find out afterwards it's an entirely different animal literally and you have no idea what that will do to your health, scary nor any to think about. >> reporter: scary still for complex traders and subsidiaries with just one beef product and going from france, lux
. scientists say no. they're calling it a cosmic coincidence. savannah? >> duncan golestani in london, thank you. dr. neil degrass tyson is a scientist. good to see you. >> good morning. >> we have these incredible images. >> this could happen perhaps once a decade. in fact, in the 1990s there was an air blast, possibly of similar magnitude that occurred in the air space between india and pakistan at a sensitive time when they were talking about nuclear disarmament or rather a armament. most of earth is water. this happens over the pacific, no one would necessarily see it. >> well, right. and we see it happen in a populated area, one imagines the outcome could have been even worse if it hits a big city like manhattan shall right? >> of course. it's a shockwave, basically. this asteroid is coming in. it hits earth's atmosphere and feels like a brick wall to it because of how fast it's moving. when you hit a brick wall you basically explode. that's what happened here, it explode in mid air that. shockwave shatters glass or anything franlg sbil breakable over a huge radius. oklahoma city bomb t
, to inspect her portrait at a london gallery, she has kept outof sight preferring to stay at home frustrating royal watchers and a nation eager of information. the announcement of her pregnancy was tainted by the tragedy that followed with the death of a nurse that was caught up in a hoax phone call made by two australian radio d.j.s. royal sources say she is recovering well from the extreme morning sickness she suffed early in her pragegnancy. >> she is back to normal in many respects. her morning sickness seems to have passed. she wants to show the world she is not ill, just pregnant. she wants to carry on promoting her charity engagements. >> in the meantime, refurbishment of the royal couple's new home is nearly complete. william spent his early years here. his new baby will too. one thing seems clear, kate will not adopt the figure-hugging attire loved by some celebrities during pregnancy. she will go for the baggy, floaty look, perhaps more dignified for a future queen. >>> you want to talk super bowl. we haven't done that. >> is today the super bowl? >> it is in a matter of hours. foot
at the sleeves, very beautiful and from london times. >> big round of applause for joanne. joanne, you join them over there. >> all right. jackie lathum is 20 years old. she's our second lady from yardley, pennsylvania. she is not into fashion at all and is always in sweat pants. classic college attire. her mom doesn't even know that she is in new york today. >> oh, trouble. >> oh, dear. supporting a cause. we think she will find out soon enough if she is watching our show. let's listen to her story. >> well, matt, i know your friend jackie really deserves this. >> yeah, absolutely. so we're here for the penn state dance marathon which is a fundraising awareness campaign for pediatric cancer, and basically she's an entertainment -- she works so hard at her job, and she's great at it, so we really want her to have this. >> such supportive friends. what do you think of all this? >> i can't believe it. i'm used to wearing a hoody and jeans and converses every day. to have a makeover would be really nice. >> you are going to be glam. >> i can't wait. >> oh, hope her mom forgives her. she's here for
believe that is it. >> he has been nailing it, daniel day-lewis. he's won the golden globes, london oscars last week, s.a.g., everything. the great fact, he'll be the first actor to win three best actor oscars if he wins. >> do you think he's going to get it? >> all odds on him. >> back to kathie. >> this lady is from no-ho, north hollywood. the first academy awards ceremony took place on may 16, 1929. how much did guest tickets cost then? zero, free to attend, $35, $20 or $40? >> i think it was free. >> no, even then it wasn't. >> the correct answer, $5 for those tickets. >> $5. it was just a few miles from here at the hollywood roosevelt hotel. 250 guests, and the movie that won best picture was a silent movie. the only silent movie ever to win. >> you're kidding? all right, ladies and gentlemen, let's hear it for janice min. [ cheers and applause ] >>> l.a. is all about movie stars and sara is going to hit the streets to discover some of the best ones right after this. aspirin, really? i haven't thought about aspirin for years. aspirin wouldn't really help my headache, i don't think. as
olympian in the 2012 london olympics. >> we are a division of nbc news. we launched in june 2009. we wanted to do something where each year we celebrate african-american history month in a different way, looking forward. we always honor our past, but we also want to honor the folks who are coming forward today, who will be doing great things in the years to come. >> this suspect just a list that affects african-americans. it affects all americans. >> absolutely. president obama talks about citizenship. you can't find a list of better citizens, people who are actually, you know, really making sure that children have better education, that there's health awareness, who are actually volunteering, going into service for our country. so this list is really about 100 americans who just happen to be black. >> let's talk about the young woman sitting here, leah neale. besides the obvious, the medals around her neck, what is it about her that made you want to put her on this list? >> she's obviously very well accompli accomplished, won a bronze at the last olympics. we also see she's going to have a
with british officials in london today on his first official overseas trip. they're discussing demands by syrian rebel s rebels to the u.. he meets with the foreign minister of russia. >>> slow one at the box office. ooh "identity thief" regained the top spot earning just over $14 million. "snitch," with dwayne "the rock" johnson, 13ds million and the animated "escape from planet earth" came in third. you're up-to-date now. should we head back to l.a.? >> we should, with and a check of the weather. >> i'm doing some weather here. i'm sorry. i know you're talking fashion, but, uh -- wow! >> so do it. >> let's show you what's happening right now. again, we've got a big storm system that's going to be causing snow to the north, a lot of rain to the south. as you can see it spinning up and causing big problems. we have blizzard warnings and winter storm warnings stretching from new mexico all the way into illinois. the snowfall is going to range anywhere from six to 12 inches of snow. we could see as much as a foot and a half in some local areas. and then we've got rain to talk about south
for his country in the olympics even after help bring the games to london. he may be 37, in a sport where your prime is considered a decade younger. in paris, david beckham announced the news with trademark humility. his storied soccer career has caught another wind for up and coming team paris san germane. >> i got offered a lot of offers, more offers than than i've had in my career. >> reporter: he ended his contract with the champion l.a. galaxy and moved with his wife and four children. >> i want to play for as long as possible. >> reporter: a career full of endorsements. even modeling. sports analysts say he'll be paid some half a million dollars a game. he's donating it all to a children's charity. he really can still bend it. >> he can dip it. he can curve it around players. or he can pass the ball 40, 50, 60 yards, to within an inch of where he meant to do it. >> reporter: that kind of magic on the field combined with a dose of celebrity has been an inspiration to young players around the world. the movie "bend it like beckham" came out 11 years ago. they still idolize him. >> jus
. but nothing occur ivey when it comes to the catwalk. the mainstream london fashion week were predictably thin. >> the fact that there isn't any variation that is a problem and a bad message to be sending to girls. >> jada is a plus size model, dress size 14. she started a fringe london fashion week where all of the models are plus model. in the front row, a woman from oregon on a mission. >> plus size women are told they can't feel beautiful. thee events say they can. >> reporter: what are you trying to do? >> we are trying to say plus size curvy women can look great on the catwalk, and we hope this will impact the plus size community. >> reporter: no question, attitudes are changing. >> it's very important. it is really that plus size people themselves are making the change, and it's very empowering to women in general. >> reporter: singer adele described a little too fat by carl laggerfeld, she hit back and said i represent the majority of women and many am proud of that. for regular plus size women and that's more than half the female population in the u.s., clothes shopping can be a chall
of the morning about everything. >> the new book takes place in present day london and will represent a totally new phase in bridget's life, leaving bridget's fans wondering if she will resume her old affair with the kad daniel cleaver. live happily ever after with the reindeer jumper wearing darcy. >> i like you very much just as you are. >> or perhaps bridget will just end up -- ♪ all by myself >> coming up next, the oscar-nominated director of "silver linings playbook" opens up to jenna bush hager about his very personal connection to this movie, after this. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. minute maid pure squeezed. it tastes just like a fresh, ripe orange, and oranges are really mad. i'm ty burell and i'm an idiot... who changed the cue cards? well played, orange. minute maid pure squeezed. never from concentrate. ♪ every little thing gonna go my way ♪ [ female announcer ] we've
-- do you have lloyds of london insuring gary busey? >> he's great and dennis rodman. >> he's safe in north korea right now. >> he likes the north koreans more than us. a little bit different. but dennis is fantastic. >> was it tough to pick? you had a lot of people who have been canned. >> we did. but it was easy this time, actually, because it's an all-star version so we picked the best people. >> oh, you did. >> so it just worked out fantastically well. and the show, we've shot really a lot of the show, we've had i guess -- we're going to have three or four episodes at the end, at least a couple that will be live. this way nobody -- this way nobody can tell you who won. they can't come out and say, oh -- >> it gets out. >> you know who is on again is amarosa. the big demon of the early seasons. >> i'm in love with amarosa. you know that. amarosa is great. she is evil. she is sinister. one of the -- >> reminds you of someone. >> who? >> who does she remind you of? >> i don't think anybody. but she has got some edge that's just unique. i think tv guide, one said the most evil pers
mecca, competing with the likes of new york and london. >> it used to be for retirees and party people. it's become more than that, one of the most vibrant cities, not only in the united states, but in the world. >> new art center is under construction, world class hotels and restaurants. it's all here, as well as something that the others don't have year round, sunshine. >> when our friends across the country were digging themselves out of the snow last week, we had weather like this. why wouldn't you want to do business in miami? >> this was miami less than three decades ago. and this is miami today. that shoreline now part of a bustling cityscape. and the rest of the world wants a piece of the action. 40 million people pass through miami international airport in 2012, a new record. those with money to spend are here to stay. >> this home behind me is on the market for $19 million. and we expect to sell it quickly. >> reporter: the high end of miami's property market is surging. >> everyone in the international set wants to have a home in miami. >> today the miami skyline is dotd wit
amputee to compete in an olympic event. >> reporter: last summer in london a dream come true against the odds. >> what is it like to have some people say oscar pistorius has an advantage on the track? >> it was quite difficult for me. it was something that i think i took a little bit too personally at first. >> reporter: the first amputee runner to compete in an olympic games against able-bodied competition. he's been questioned by police after a shooting in his pretoria home. >> a woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. a 26-year-old man has been arrested and has been charged with murder. the only two people on the premises were the residents and the deceased. >> reporter: law enforcement and paramedics arrived on the scene to find a female shot at least twice thought to be pistorius' girlfriend, thought to be his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. a nine millimeter pistol has been reportedly found at the scene, pistorius has talked about keeping guns in his home for safety. he's told journalists. >> he's very well. obviously emotional, but he's fine, guys. >> reporter: early report
to duncan this morning in london. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this was up close and big. russia's academy of is russia's sciences said it was ten tons and traveled at3,000 miles an hour. no wonder people were panicking. so streaking across the early morning fire, a burst of light and an explosion of sound. these unverified pictures show the close shave with a meteorite. locals heard and felt the shock wave of it passing. on the ground, people stunned and unsure of what they had seen were left staring at the thick trail. this man said it lasted three, maybe four seconds. more than 400 are reported injured, many hurt by broken glass. windows popped out and a large part of this factory roof collapsed. this level of damage is rare, but meteorites are common. they're often smaller an burn up as they enter the earth's atmosphere. an asteroid the size of a swimming pool will make the closest recorded pass of earth. closer than some satellites. >> we understand it's going extreme he well and we can say there's no chance of it hitting the earth. >> reporter: this pa
to his throat. police moved in and managed to the 44-year-old with a taser. he appears in a london court today. >>> researchers in england say they have found the skeleton of king richard iii. dna results show that the battle scarred bones found under a parking lot are beyond doubt those of the king killed in battle from 500 years ago. richard iii was immortalized by william shakespeare as a brutal tyrant who delivered the famous lines now is the winter of our discontent and my kingdom for a horse. the king will be reburied at a nearby cathedral early next year. >>> it is 7:15 right now. you are up-to-date. let's turn it over to savannah, willie and roker, the soon-to-be raven. >> natalie won the sbet you will be donning a ravens costume. >> something like that. >> what we could conjure up. >> we'll try to get the mascot costume in. we have a few minutes. >> good luck with that. >>> we are talking about, though, a lot of snow throughout the great lakes. a clipper system, one of two pushing through, snow from milwaukee into before low, upstate new york. this system will move pretty quickl
for "rock center with brian williams" and covered oscar pistorius for nbc sports at the london liolympics. mary, good morning. good to see you. >> good to see you, david. the nation is so divided on so many levels. this man was a hero, an idol to so many people. i was one of those people who put a halo over his head like so many others. now he's doing a perp walk. it's so hard to reconcile. >> what is the mood like? it's got to be all anyone is talking about. >> reporter: it is all over this entire country. obviously, you know, reeva steenkamp, her memorial service was today in port elizabeth. here in johannesburg, since early morning demonstrators from the asc women's league holding placards saying things like oscar pistorius should rot in hell. these are people who embraced this man in so many ways and now they want to see him -- basically they want to see him go away, go to prison. again, it's still surreal for someone like me. i spent about a week with him here last summer for "rock center." he was heralded a hero. i went through his house where this horrible tragedy took place and, s
told about these concerns a full year ago. in london with more, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this story is really about a very simple question. do you know what you're putting on your plate? or even your children's plate? this morning we're learning some schools have withdrawn schools from their menu as europe's horse meat scandal widens. horse meat has been turning up in beef products across europe. beef burgers, even children's sweets are being tested for horse dna. >> from what we've seen so far, the more people have looked, the more has been found. i would be very surprised if we didn't find more instances of gross contamination. >> reporter: the scandal has people wondering what they are eating, many turning to traditional butchers. they now live in the uk and say people here are shocked. >> they buy a beef dinner, turns out that it's horse. >> reporter: one fear, with horses now in the human food chain injected. >> it's entirely different animal, literally, and you have no idea what it came from and what it will do to your health is scary for anyone to think about. >>
terrific. >> we hired an incredible special effects company out of london. we wanted to be able to bring all of these wonderful moments. daniel and the lions, jesus walking on water, moses crossing the red sea to life with the latest and greatest cgi. >> do you discover that most people who think the bible are boring are the ones that have actually never read it? you can say a lot of things about the bible, but it is not boring. it has so much drama. you want sex, lies, and there wasn't videotape, but if there had been, right? it's extraordinary human drama. >> great story in its own. you think about it. shakespeare wouldn't have existed really without the bible. 1,200 quotes in there, including lord of the rings, narnia. none of these movies would exist without the bible. >> there's so much biblical illiteracy and references in regular literature, and this will help. what do you want people to take away from the whole thing, real quickly? >> it's a love story. we all topt reconnect with the bible. we found on this journey a lot of biblical illiteracy. it's sort of embarrassing, actually
is resigning at the end of this month. michelle kosinski is live in london with more of what was behind the decision. >> reporter: the 1400s was the last time a papal resignation happened. pope benedict xvi says he is resigning at the the end of this month. something that took not only 1 billion catholics, but the vatican by absolute surprise as well. pope benedict xvi h been a leader in the catholic church for more than a quarter of a century. pope john paul ii in his highest position position, in 2008 becoming the pope. his strength, due to his age, are no longer suited to his position, that strength of mind and body are both necessary and his have deteriorated in the past two months, two months shy of his 86th birthday. born joseph ratzinger, he was an academic, planned to retire and write books. some criticize him as a cardinal for becoming too strict. for which he apologized. >> i express my deep sorrow to the innocent victims of this inspeakable crimes. >> reporter: during his eight years as pope, he has taken on major issues, speaking of environmental climate change, putting sola
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